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I fell on my tailbone and now it hurts

A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
ER/UC: Get examined. The fall on your tailbone is not related to your dizziness.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Coccydynia: Since the pain has been persistent for so long, you should get examined again. A detailed physical exam and imaging can be very helpful. Did you get p... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Fiorito
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Bruised or broken: It could be bruised or fractured. Usually not much to do. Try a donut pillow.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
The tailbone can minimally displace after a fall. There is a manual technique to align it back. You can see a osteopathic doctor or a chiropractor who... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Because your symptoms are s... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
You may have: damaged some nerves which run down your spine and may have been "bruised" along with your coccyx!!! Try hor baths!! They can help a good deal at this ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Shim
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Yes: When you fall on the bottom, you can cause various injuries to the ligaments attached to the tailbone. In rare instances, you can also break the bon... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Mcgovern
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
Tailbone pain: Falling on stairs suggests you landed on your buttocks and may have injured your coccyx (aka tailbone.). This is often treated conservatively with a "... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Andrews
Interventional Radiology 38 years experience
It's : It's possible to fracture your tailbone with a fall. That could cause a bump or bulge, generally followed by a lot of bruising. The picture you sent... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Tailbone: It could be broken or you could have damaged a disc in your back which can cause the leg pain. Suggest an initial X-ray and orthopedic evaluation then... Read More
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